Stowmarket CrownReal Ale
1 Crown St, IP14 1HX
grid reference TM 049 591
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- Mon-Wed: 1800-2300
- Thu: 1200-2300
- Fri-Sat: 1200-2400
- Sun: 1200-2300
regular real ales
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Local licensing authority for Stowmarket is Mid Suffolk
CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.
last updated 02/11/2016
A street corner local with a large single bar, which styles itself "Stowmarket's number one karaoke pub". Live music on Saturday evening.
Originally only a beerhouse, the Crown got its full license on February 8th 1956.
Beer served through handpulls
Traditional pub games available
Bus stop nearby (see public transport tab for details)
Railway station about 0.30 mile away (see public transport tab for details)
Beer garden or other outside drinking area
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(detailed information from Neil Langridge - and also Brian Southgate - see their book "Stowmarket, Combs and Stowupland Pubs" published by Polstead Press in 2009)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)
The crown is a simple sign to show loyalty to the reigning monarch and apart from the commonwealth era (1648-60) has been a pub sign for over 600 years.